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Hess Shareholders Approve $53 Billion Chevron Deal

May 29, 2024 at 07:07 | Julianne Geiger

Hess Corporation's shareholders approved Chevron's $53-billion all-stock acquisition proposal, marking a significant milestone in the merger process. This approval comes despite the ongoing arbitration between ExxonMobil and Chevron…

Canada’s Oil Resurgence is Doomed Without Younger Workers

May 28, 2024 at 13:34 | Tsvetana Paraskova

Canada's oil industry is booming, but companies in its top oil-producing province, Alberta, are struggling to hire and retain skilled talent to seize the opportunity of greater market access that…

Oil Prices Remain Rangebound Despite Rising Gasoline Demand

May 28, 2024 at 09:35 | Michael Kern

Oil prices have been rangebound for the last four weeks with demand concerns being canceled out by expectations of an OPEC+ production cut extension.

Mega-Batteries Key in the Electrification of Heavy Industry

May 28, 2024 at 06:19 | Irina Slav

Despite declining interest in electric passenger vehicles, some companies are pushing forward with the electrification of a much more challenging segment of the transport industry: heavy machinery. …

Global Oil Market on Edge Ahead of OPEC+ Meeting

May 28, 2024 at 06:04 | ZeroHedge

By Jake Lloyd-Smith, Bloomberg Markets Live reporter and strategist The global oil market is in OPEC+ walk-up mode. That should keep prices supported this week ahead…

Saudi Aramco Aims for Net Zero Emissions Without Cutting Oil Production

May 28, 2024 at 05:06 | Alex Kimani

With the global energy transition picking up steam, hundreds of companies have laid out plans to cut their greenhouse gas emissions with the more ambitious ones pledging to achieve 

The Oil Deal That Represents the West’s Final Chance to Regain Influence in Iraq

May 28, 2024 at 04:59 | Simon Watkins

Ever since the U.S. formally ended its combat mission in Iraq on 9 December 2021, it and its key allies have been looking for a way back into the country.…

Oil Prices Jump as Europe Hints at June Rate Cuts

May 27, 2024 at 12:00 | Michael Kern

Brent crude and U.S. benchmark crude oil prices gained well over 1% in thin Monday trading, with international inflation data and the potential for rate cuts globally taking center stage…

Soaring Solar Power Is Creating Challenges for the U.S. Energy Grid

May 27, 2024 at 08:40 | Tsvetana Paraskova

No other energy source has seen more rapid growth in the United States over the past half a decade than solar power. But soaring solar installations have begun to distort…

Did Investors Overreact to National Grid’s Shock Announcement?

May 27, 2024 at 08:13 | Leonard Hyman & William Tilles

National Grid, one of the two surviving listed companies from Thatcher’s privatization of the electricity industry, is a giant firm that owns the electric transmission systems of England and Wales,…

Coal's Decline Accelerates as Natural Gas and Renewables Boom

May 27, 2024 at 07:43 | Robert Rapier

The U.S. energy landscape has undergone a remarkable transformation since 2000. The changes reflect broader economic, technological, and policy trends that have influenced the nation’s energy mix.

Active Coal Mines Might Be Key to the Renewable Revolution

May 27, 2024 at 07:40 | Haley Zaremba

Huge upticks in renewable energy capacity installations around the world are causing demand for key rare earth elements to skyrocket. While these materials aren’t as geologically rare as their name…

New Battery Tech Could Kill Two Major Decarbonization Challenges With One Stone

May 27, 2024 at 07:34 | Haley Zaremba

While the global clean energy transition is well underway, there are still some unsolved technical hurdles standing between our current energy industry and our ability to meet global climate goals…

The High Cost of Moving Industry Offshore

May 27, 2024 at 07:28 | Gail Tverberg

Moving industrialization offshore can look like a good idea at first. But as fossil fuel energy supplies deplete, this strategy works less well. Countries doing the mining and manufacturing may…

The Start Of De-Dollarization: China's Move Away From The USD

May 24, 2024 at 12:42 | ZeroHedge

Since 2010, the majority of China’s cross-border payments, like those of many countries, had been settled in U.S. dollars (USD). As of the first quarter of 2023, that’s no longer the case.…

China Threatens 25% Car Tariff Against US, EU Moves

May 24, 2024 at 12:28 | ZeroHedge

Beijing is still mulling its expected retaliation in the wake of last week's Biden administration rollout of steep tariff increases on a series of Chinese tech imports,…

Oil, Gas Drilling Activity Slips in the U.S.

May 24, 2024 at 12:06 | Julianne Geiger

The total number of active drilling rigs for oil and gas in the United States fell this week, according to new data that Baker Hughes published on Friday. The total…

The World’s Big Bus Electrification Plan

May 24, 2024 at 11:12 | Felicity Bradstock

Buses could overtake passenger cars when it comes to EV adoption, as countries worldwide race to make their public transport greener to support decarbonisation efforts. In addition, reports have found…

U.S. Leaves The Door Open for Oil Majors to Operate in Venezuela  

May 24, 2024 at 11:00 | Tsvetana Paraskova

The United States appears to be inclined to let international oil companies with existing operations in Venezuela continue pumping crude in the country holding the world’s largest crude oil reserves.…

The U.S. Is Determined to Revolutionize Its Microchip Industry

May 24, 2024 at 10:57 | Felicity Bradstock

The U.S. is fighting to become one of the biggest microchip producers in the world in pursuit of taking a leading role in the global green transition. While China continues…

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